The Kansas Agri Business Expo is the premier event for the grain & feed and agri business community—drawing more than 1,200 attendees each year

Schedule

Monday, November 18

9A – 5P

Large equipment moves in

5P

Overhead doors close to Expo Hall

Tuesday, November 19

8A

Large equipment continues to move in

10A

Large equipment must be in place

10A–5P

10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits move in

10A

Sporting Clay Shoot PAC Fundraiser, Shady Creek Proceeds donated to KABC PAC (prizes still awarded)

5P–6:30P

Kick-off Party (for exhibitors & attendees) Hyatt Hotel, Riverview Ballroom

Wednesday, November 20

8A

10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits move in

9:30A

10×10, 10×20, 20×20 exhibits in place

10A

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

10A–6P

Trade show floor open

2:30P

Tradeshow Floor Entertainment

3P–6P

Reception on tradeshow floor

4:30P–6P

Scholarship Auction

6P–8:30P

Chairmen’s Reception, Hyatt Hotel

Thursday, November 21

7:30A

Breakfast, Speaker, Awards Presentation & TAL Graduation, Hyatt Hotel

9:30A

Trade show opens

2P–4P

Reception on tradeshow floor

2:30P

Tradeshow Floor entertainment

4P–10P

10×10, 10×20 & 20×20 exhibits move out

5P–8P

Dinner and Entertainment Dinner at Hyatt Hotel

Friday, November 22

7A–12P

Large equipment moves out 10×10 and 10×20 exhibits move-out continued

12P

All equipment must be out of Expo Hall

Booth Contest

The Expo Committee will be giving out free or discounted booths for next year’s Expo to the exhibitors who best decorate their booth to this year’s theme.

Judging will be on Wednesday, November 20, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Winners will be announced during the Chairmen’s Reception at 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt. Winners will be chosen by the following criteria: most creative, the best representation of the theme, and most interactive. First place will receive a complimentary booth space in 2020, second place will receive a $200 credit toward their booth space in 2020 and third place will receive a $100 credit toward their booth space in 2020.

Accommodations

The following hotels have room blocks reserved for KABE attendees. For reservations, contact the hotel at the number listed below. All properties offer free wireless internet.

Hyatt Regency Wichita – KABE headquarters

(First night’s deposit required when making a reservation)
400 W. Waterman, (888) 421-1442

Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel
400 W. Douglas, (316) 262-5000

Fairfield Inn & Suites
525 S. Main, (316) 201-1400

Hotel at WaterWalk
711 S. Main Street, (316) 263-1061

Best Western North
915 E 53rd North, (316) 832-9387

Set Up & Tear Down

Large Equipment Move-In
Large equipment moves in Monday, November 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on Tuesday, November 19 from 8-10 a.m. All equipment must be in place at that time. Please make sure any vehicles are out of trade show area by 10:30 a.m. so pipe and drape can be set-up.

Installation of Exhibits
Installation of 10×10, 10×20 & 20×20 exhibits occur on Tuesday, November 19 from 8 a.m. -5 p.m. . All must be fully installed by 9:30a.m. Wednesday, November 20. A staff member will be available to assist you with any questions.

**Only 10×10, 10×20 and some 20×20 exhibits (if your booth furnishing can t through the walk-in doors) are allowed to move out Thursday, November 21, after the trade show closes at 4 p.m. . It is at the discretion of Century II Convention Center and George Fern whether large equipment will be able to move out Thursday evening. Scheduled move-out time for large equipment is Friday morning, November 22 at 7 a.m. All equipment must be out of Expo Hall by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16.

Miscellaneous Information for all Exhibitors
A forklift will be available Monday, November 18 for move-in & Friday, November 22 for move-out. Complimentary power washers are available outside the overhead entrance doors on Monday, November 18 (ONLY) for large equipment. If large equipment plans to move in on Tuesday, November 19, you will be responsible to wash your own equipment.

Exhibitor Fees & Layout

Booths are furnished with an 8-foot table, two chairs, a wastebasket and a sign with the exhibitor’s name An Exhibitor Services Packet, including electricity, tables, carpet, etc., is available for download at ksabe.org. Please note that all aisles (not booths) will be carpeted. Exhibitors get two free registrations for every $650 of booth space purchased, which will include tickets to all functions except the Thursday evening dinner and entertainment. Please use the Exhibitor Contract to pre-register.

Booth Size

10×10 Booth
20×20 Booth
Roaming Exhibitor*

Cost for Member**

$675.00
$1,310.00
$500.00

Cost for Non-Member

$1,005.00
$1,625.00
$830.00

* If you are not a current exhibitor of the Kansas Agri Business Expo, or a sponsor of Kansas Grain and Feed Association or Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association, you will need to register as a “Roaming Exhibitor” if you plan to participate in this year’s Expo. If you do not pay to be a “roaming exhibitor” and solicit business on the trade show floor, you will be asked to leave the trade show floor immediately.

** Cost available to members of either the Kansas Grain and Feed Association or the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association.

Become an Exhibitor

Registration information is coming soon.

Still have questions or want a larger booth?

Please contact:

Shari Bennett
Expo Manager
(785) 234-0464
shari@kansasag.org

Thank you to our 2018 Exhibitors

ACG Materials
Adams Fertilizer Equipment
ADM Fertilizer
AFLAC
Ag 1 Source, LLC
Ag Growth International
Ag Spray Equipment
Agbitech
Agra Liners, LLC
Agrian
AgriCharts
Agrilead, Inc.
Agri-Systems dba ASI Industrial
AgSource Laboratories
AgTrax
AgVision Agribusiness Software
Agworks, Inc.
AgXplore
AIRMATIC INC.
Allied Environmental Consultants Inc.
Ameritrack Rail
Amvac Chemical
Arnold Company
ASMARK INSTITUTE
BarnesCo Inc.
BASF Corporation
Bayer CropScience
Behlen Mfg. Co.
Bentrei Fertilizer Co., LLC
Borton, LC
Boundless
Brehmer Mfg.
Bricktown Media/Ag Ads
Brothers Equipment, Inc.
Bulk Conveyors, Inc.
Calcium Products
CapstanAG

CCS Group LLC
Cen-OK Services LLC
Central Life Sciences
Central States Hydroseal
CGB Fertilizer
Chem-Blade
CHS Agronomy
Compass Minerals
Corteva Agriscience
CTEC AG
Don’s Tire
Drake, Inc.
EFC Systems
EGE Products
Electro-Sensors, Inc.
EMW Industrial
ERIKS North America
Extron Company
Fairbank Equipment
Fairbanks Scales
FARMCHEM
FEI, Inc.
Flometrix
FMC Corporation
Frisbie Construction Co., Inc.
Gamet Mfg. Inc.
Gavilon Fertilizer/MicroSource
Gilmore Solutions
Gowan USA, LLC
Grain Belt Supply Co. Inc.
Great Western Bank
GSI
HABCO, Inc.
Hammel Scale Co., Inc.
Heartland Ag Inc.
Helena Chemical Co.
Hoffmann Inc.

IBT Grain Division
INAalert
Jade Millwrights Inc.
JMI Covers, LLC
John Deere
Kahler Automation
Kalos, Inc.
Kansas Corn Growers/Commission
Kansas Dept. of Agriculture
Kansas Drug Testing, Inc.
Kansas Grain Inspection Service Inc.
Kansas Grain Sorghum
Kansas Highway Patrol
Kansas Soybean Commission
Kansas State University Global Campus
Kansas Wheat
KC Supply Co. Inc.
KFSA
Kirkwood Kreations
Koch Agronomic Services
Korol Financial Group LLC
Kugler Company
Lang Diesel, Inc.
M & M Specialty Services, LLC
Marcus Construction
McPherson Concrete Storage Systems
Mears Fertilizer, Inc.
Meridian Manufacturing
MFA Incorporated
Mid-Continent Industries
Midwest Laboratories Inc.
MK Minerals, Inc.
Moeller Engineering
Musselman and Hall
National Billing
Neville Welding Inc.
Northern Ag Suppliers

Norwood Sales Inc.
Nutrien
Nutrien Ag Solutions Wholesale
Nutrients for Life
Pickens Restoration
Plain Jan’s
Pneumat Systems, Inc.
Premier Components
Purple Wave Auction
Oakley Fertilizer
Razor Tracking
Reif Welding and Construction LLC
Riggins Ag Equipment
Rosen’s Inc.
Sackett- Waconia Mfg., Inc.
Servi-Tech Laboratories
Simpson Farm Enterprises, Inc.
Sioux Steel Company
Skinner Tank Company
Star Seed
Stueve Construction, LLC
Syngenta
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.
Thrasher, Inc.
TSGC, Inc.
Valent USA Corporation
Valleywide Sales, Inc.
Van Diest Supply Company
Verdesian Life Sciences
Vertical Software Inc.
Warrior Mfg., LLC
Winfield United
Woofter Construction Irrigation, Inc.
WT Contractors

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